A Survey of Building Performance in Hurricane Iniki and Typhoon Omar

Improvements to Residential Construction on Kauai After Iniki

Erosion Hazards and Coastal Construction Deficiencies Observed on Kauai After Hurricane Iniki

Hurricane Iniki Effects on Coral Sand and Beach Processes on Kauai

Hurricanes of 1992
Lessons Learned and Implications for the Future
In 1992, Hurricanes Andrew and Iniki devastated portions of Florida, Louisiana, and Hawaii causing over $35 billion in damages and the loss of 38 lives. Hurricane Andrew, which accounted...

Use of TRAF-NETSIM to Estimate the Traffic Impacts of an Urban-Resort Area Development
Urban-resort areas are concentrated visitor destination districts that are located within or in close proximity to urban areas. The combination of visitor-related and urban activities...

An Economic Contribution to Marine Park Management for Hanauma Bay, Hawaii
Hawaii's most popular underwater recreation area is the Hanauma Bay Nature Park on Oahu. To protect its valuable marine resources, the waters of the bay are designated a Marine Life COnservation...

Physical Modeling of Barbers Point Harbor
Physical modeling is a practical tool in the design of coastal projects. A physical model of Barbers Point Harbor located on the island of Oahu, Hawaii was constructed so that different...

Cooperation+Coordination=Synergy—Hawaii's Key to Success
This paper describes the Hawaiian Islands experience - how coordination and interagency cooperation has fostered synergy in their efforts to conserve, enhance and sustain natural resources...

A Review of the Hawaii Environmental Impact Assessment Process
This paper reports on the review of Hawaii's environmental impact assessment process undertaken by the University of Hawaii Environmental Center. The purpose of the review was to: 1) Examine...

Master Planning to Resolve Hawaiian Coastal Problems
Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawaii, is an extensive estuary enclosed by a coral barrier reef. Currently, the Bay is heavily used by numerous groups for a range of different types of activities,...

An Empirical Model for the Volume-Change Behavior of Debris Flows
The potential travel down hillsides; movement stops where the volume-change behavior of flows as they travel down hillsides ; movement stops where the volume of actively flowing debris...

Mapping Debris-Flow Hazard in Honolulu Using a DEM
A method for mapping hazard posed by debris flows has been developed and applied to an area near Honolulu, Hawaii. The method uses studies of past debris flows to characterize sites of...

Honolulu International Airport (HIA) APM
The Hawaii Department of Transportation, in planning to meet passenger demands over the next 20 years, is providing for expanded terminal buildings. The expanse of the airport requires...

The Honolulu Airport People Mover Project Unique Challenges—Unique Solutions
Unique technical challenges imposed on potential suppliers of the Automated People Mover (APM) System for the Honolulu International Airport include the requirement of strict segregation...

Success of Super-Turnkey Procurement of the Honolulu Rapid Transit System
The City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii has developed and, pending resolution of local funding, is procuring and building a 15.9-mile (25.6 km), 22-station, fully automated rapid transit...

Flyash Stabilization of Tropical Hawaiian Soils
A preliminary study of soil improvement/stabilization of several tropical Hawaiian soils with locally generated high quality flyash admixtures has shown tremendous potential as an economical...

Laupahoehoe Harbor Planning, Design, & Construction
Laupahoehoe Harbor provides access to the fertile fishing grounds along the northeast or Hamakua coast of the island of Hawaii, Hawaii. The planning, design, and construction of Laupahoehoe...

Comparison of Model and Field Results for Barbers Point Harbor
As waves travel into harbors from deep water, nonlinear processes lead to transfers of energy from the wind wave frequencies to long waves with periods of the order of several minutes....

Numerical Modeling of Proposed Kawaihae Harbor, HI
The Kawaihae shallow-draft harbor site is located on the northwest coast of the island of Hawaii, HI. An entrance channel, turning basin, and breakwater currently exist at the harbor site....

 

 

 

 

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